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Retreat 2014: Accelerating the Shift Toward a New Economy

John Kohler, Co-Founder of Toniic and leader in the field of impact investing, stated it bluntly: “I’d rather fund a medium business plan with excellent people, rather than a great plan with medium people.” When it comes to entrepreneurship, particularly … Continue reading

Ricardo Terán: 8 Years of Passion for a Purpose

Dear Friends, As some of you know, over the last few months I have been transitioning out of my day to day role with Agora Partnerships, an organization I had the privilege of co-founding and managing next to my friend … Continue reading

Reflections on Agora’s 2013 Entrepreneur Retreat

It’s been about 2 weeks week since I returned from Agora’s Entrepreneur Retreat in Nicaragua, and I am still processing the experience.  During a week of many powerful moments and intimate conversations, a few stand out. They stand out for … Continue reading

Agora Entrepreneur Turns off Lights, Aims to Innovate Solar Energy Sector in Guatemala

(GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA) Today, Juanish Rodriguez, founder of the Guatemalan solar company Quetsol, will be turning his lights off until he can turn lights on for millions in his home country. Via the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo, Quetsol is seeking the … Continue reading

Are Millennials the key to Impact Investing’s Success?

There has been a lot of talk recently about the so-called “Millenial” generation. This distinctive group of idealistic, well-traveled twenty- to thirty-five-year-olds has been successful in carving out a niche for itself in popular culture. It is a bunch that has … Continue reading